The gravity is enough to squeeze atoms until electrons combine with protons to make neutrons.
Whenever there is a group of protons and electrons playing together we have what we call an “atom.”
They clearly understood the combination of these electrons and protons into atoms.
That makes the zinc negative 28for it has more electrons than protons.
All electrons are alike as far as we can tell and so are all protons.
The numbers denote the atomic weight of the atom, which is the total number of protons and neutrons in its nucleus.
This helium atom is made up of four electrons and four protons.
Once inside, the protons are accelerated by the dee potential.
That makes the total number of protons and electrons the same.
Right at the center there is a small closely crowded group which contains all the protons 10and two of the electrons.
1920 in physics, coined by English physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) from noun use of Greek proton, neuter of protos "first" (see proto-), on analogy of electron; supposedly because hydrogen was hypothesized as a constituent of all the elements. The word was used earlier in embryology (1893) as a translation of German anlage ("fundamental thing") based on Aristotle's phrase he prote ousia to proton.
proton pro·ton (prō'tŏn')
A stable, positively charged subatomic particle in the baryon family having a mass 1,836 times that of the electron.
A stable subatomic particle in the baryon family having a mass of 1.672 × 10-24 grams (1,836 times that of the electron) and a positive electric charge of approximately 1.602 × 10-19 coulombs. Protons make up part of the nucleus of all atoms except hydrogen, whose nucleus consists of a single proton. In neutral atoms, the number of protons is the same as the number of electrons. In positively charged atoms, the number of protons is greater than the number of electrons, and in negatively charged atoms electrons outnumber protons. Protons are believed to be composed of two up quarks and one down quark. See Table at subatomic particle.